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... Many years ago, I had a mini trampoline. I think for those of us getting older esp. with established osteoporosis , this is not something that would be wise. First, the surface area is not large and it would be easy to fall off. ... (4 replies)
... Fosamax acts as an inhibitor of bone resorbtion, so what you have is a lot of old bone, which on a DEXA test may look just dandy but will not stop you breaking your bones should you fall. Also, there is the danger of jaw necrosis. In addition to at least 1000 mg of magnesium, at least 1000 units of vitamin D, and some other trace minerals (vit. K, boron, copper), one should... (3 replies)
... I've been using the Soloflex WBV for over a year now. It's uncertain how much good it's doing me, because I'm also doing other things, particularly Forteo, which is probably responsible for most of my present gains. Also, my last two DEXA results were confusing (thread at) http://www.healthboards.com/boards/showthread.php?t=494223 so I'm not really sure how I'm doing now. ... (5 replies)

... Looks like it's currently selling in USA for $2250 plus shipping. (5 replies)
... Thank you, PikaB. I assume the good ole Juvent is one of those in the $3500+ range. A little outta our league, right? The SoloFlex being more in the range of what I could handle. I know there was one called PowerPlate if I remember correctly that was in that price range. The last one I remember reading about was the Health Mark Movin' Health Platform (aka VibraFit or Power... (5 replies)
... One thing I would mention to you is that I have the Juvent and have used it for a little over a year now.I know you said you were considering it. ... (24 replies)
... at the hips and spine. So if you are not locking the knees, you are greatly reducing the benefit of standing on the platform. The instruction manual for the Juvent says to stand without bending the knees. ... (10 replies)
... How old are you Pika? I'd very much like to keep in touch with you, in regards to "life after Forteo" if I can use such wording. I'm on my 5th Forteo pen right now, but it never hurts to think ahead. (16 replies)
... Head Comparison Trial" but the results have not been released yet. I stopped checking the latest studies on osteoporosis because I felt I was getting information overload, and just want to cruise along for a while, doing what I'm doing. ... (16 replies)
... maybe some of us with osteoporosis can just go for a long time without serious symptoms. ... (9 replies)
After Forteo
May 21, 2009
... ologist wanted to do, but I declined and did not take bisphosphonates during the past year. Instead, I tried using alternative methods, including daily use of a Juvent vibrating platform, increased unipedal standing, diet modification, increased vitamin D, additional exercise, etc. ... (3 replies)
... I recently was diagnosed with osteoporosis and I'm worried, since this decline has come fairly rapidly, even though I'm 12 years post surgical menopause. ... (9 replies)
... TomatoJuice-I have not hear of osteonecrosis with denosumab. Can you tell me where you found that? If it is an article, you can indicate the title of the article. Do you know that denosumab is not a bisphosphonate?Well, as I said you have absolute world class bone specialists in Manhattan who know a whole lot more about this than we could even guess at. Not that specialists... (12 replies)
... vibrations that I can tolerate and that work for me. I'm going to check out strontium some more, and the calcitonin and forteo drugs, and I'm excited about the juvent device, which is supposed to arrive at my house on Tuesday. ... (9 replies)
... I don't have to bend or sit on the floor. I still do some yoga poses where you stand or lie down, for stretching at night and in the morning. I looked into the Juvent last summer, and figured it was too expensive for us. I still use my rebounder, to walk some, less stress on my knees and feet. ... (29 replies)
Insight?
Apr 22, 2007
... I doubt if any osteo prescription medications are appropriate for you, due to your age. You are only borderline osteoporosis, and the body normally continues to produce bone until around the age of 30. So why not try to just help the body do its own thing, through daly weight bearing exercise, etc. And you might want to consider 10 minutes a day on a WBV (whole body... (3 replies)




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